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No more second chances; build the gas pipeline

...holds true for the next few years, the state will soon exhaust its financial reserves and be forced to tap the Alaska Permanent Fund, revive a state income tax or slash programs beyond the bone.This will happen with or without a pipeline. It...
House panel version of gas-line bill takes shape

...share of the revenue received from the state's share of royalty gas in the project, after payment is made to the Alaska Permanent Fund, into special funds for transportation projects and for Railbelt electrical generation and transmission upgrades...
LNG Pipeline bill passes through Senate committee

...10 percent of the revenue left from the state's royalty gas used in the project, after payment is made to the Alaska Permanent Fund, for the rural capital energy fund. He said he didn't want to limit availability of revenues for future legislatures...
What others say: Gas pipeline should be an American effort, not just Alaskan

...Gasline Development Corporation.It's a smart move: Alaska already allows nonresidents on the boards of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation, Alaska Aerospace Corporation and Alaska Railroad Corporation.Nonresidents serve alongside Alaskans...
PFD funds the frivolous and fiscally wary

Toney Cloud will either spend this year's Alaska Permanent Fund on his daughter's college tuition, his family's vacation fund or on a plane ticket to see his son in the U.S. Air Force. "It's higher than we expected," said Cloud, of Kenai.
What others say: Recent savings saves state budget

...fiscal situation got so bad that the House approved both an income tax and the use of investment earnings from the Alaska Permanent Fund.It was a bipartisan solution. Rep. John Davies, D-Fairbanks, designed the income tax and House Speaker...
Give thanks, and think of those less fortunate

...organization with the mission to support the less fortunate. And in just a couple of months, we'll be applying for the Alaska Permanent Fund dividend. Donating through the Pick.Click.Give. program has become a popular way to share some of our good...
Most Alaskans get $900 in oil wealth checks

...Alaska for at least one calendar year. The amount is based on a five-year rolling average of the $47 billion Alaska Permanent Fund's investment earnings. This year's average includes 2009, a recession year when the fund posted a $2.5...
Waldal's windshield repair is a lifestyle

...that job dried up, he figured: "Hey, if nobody's going to employ me, then, I will." So with one year's Alaska Permanent Fund dividend he bought a windshield repair kit - a more than $1,000 investment - and started his business. That...
Kids, elderly benefit from Pick. Click. Give. donations

As 2013 begins, Alaska residents gifted with timeliness will likely apply for their Alaska Permanent Fund dividends. During the PFD application-period about 4 percent of eligible residents donate to charities through the Pick. Click...


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